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Re: v4/v6 dns thoughts?
From: Owen DeLong <owen () delong com>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 05:25:58 -0700


On Aug 10, 2011, at 9:01 PM, Andrew Parnell wrote:

On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 7:36 PM, Owen DeLong <owen () delong com> wrote:

I also don't recommend doing the foo.v4/foo.v6 thing in your forwards. There's
really no advantage to do it. Most tools either have separate IPv4/IPv6 variants
or have command-line switches for address-family control if you care.

For most tools that I ordinarily use, I would certainly agree with
this.  The only exception might be from a web browser; while there are
ways that they can be reconfigured to only use certain IP versions in
certain cases, it is probably more straightforward to use
www.ipvN.domain.tld or a similar name.


In a web browser, I don't care unless I'm troubleshooting.

If I'm troubleshooting, my web browser of choice is probably wget rather
than one of the kitchen sink GUI based browsers. It turns out that wget
supports the flag in question.

Owen



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